Atheists and Inquisition

Excerpt:It is a curious thing considering how often it is brought up in conversation and Internet debate by lay atheists, but in "The God Delusion," Richard Dawkins conspicuously neglects to detail what he describes as the "horrors" of the Spanish Inquisition. Christopher Hitchens and Daniel Dennett both avoid discussing it altogether. Only reason's clown, Sam Harris, is sufficiently foolish to swallow the old black legend, hook, line and sinker, as he attempts to portray the collective inquisitions as one of the two "darkest episodes in the history of faith." Read More